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18 Sep 2019 | 02:43 PM UTC

Dominican Rep.: Authorities close border with Haiti September 17

Dominican Republic News Alert

Officials indefinitely close border with Haiti on September 17 due to security concerns

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/19/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Santo_Domingo). COUNTRY/REGION Dominican Republic

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Event

On Tuesday, September 17, Dominican Republic government officials closed land borders with Haiti until further notice due to ongoing unrest in Port-au-Prince. The move comes amid a wave of violent protests in the Haitian capital in recent days over fuel shortages and a government corruption scandal. A heightened security presence is to be anticipated along the border area in the near term.

Advice

Individuals in the Dominican Republic are advised to monitor the situation and refrain from unnecessary travel to the border regions with Haiti.

 

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